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The presenters share the University’s sustainability plan with members of the Eastern community.

EWU Creates new Climate Resiliency Landscape Masterplan

By Samuel Cash, Reporter December 1, 2022

he future landscape and design of the lawns on Eastern Washington University will be completely renovated with the new Climate Resiliency Landscape Masterplan.  Eastern Washington University has strived...

“Being at a university is about continuous improvement… The only way to do that is through feedback.”

Getting To Know Shari McMahan

By Isaiah Gessner, Managing Editor October 19, 2022

Shari McMahan was selected by the Board of Trustees at Eastern Washington University to become the university's 27th president in February of this year. McMahan spent her last 6 years at California State...

EWU students attending Mayfest on Friday, May 6th.

EWU joins the Cheney community in the streets for Mayfest

By Keri Kelly, Co-Managing Editor May 18, 2022

The Cheney community closed down the streets during this weekend in order to dance and celebrate. This outdoor festival (Mayfest), extended for two days starting on Friday, May 6th and ending two days...

People wander the booths listing to pitches and giving feed back in 2014.

The Eagles Start-Up Challenge enables students to grow their businesses

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor March 16, 2022

The Easterner interviewed Dixie Hania, Student Ambassador at the E-Ship Center for more information about the Eagles Start-Up Challenge, which is being put on by Eastern's Entrepreneurship Program. Listen...

What is with the small schoolhouse on campus?

What is with the small schoolhouse on campus?

By Emily Driskel, News Editor January 26, 2022

  While walking to classes on the EWU campus, students pass by the one room schoolhouse that sits across the path from Williamson Hall and the campus mall. The small white building is also known...

EPIC Adventures is offering more activities for students on campus. Skiing is one of the more popular activities.

Roots Ski Film Helps Spark interest in EPIC

By Randle Kinswa, Managing Editor December 1, 2021

On Wednesday Nov. 17th, EPIC Adventure’s sponsored a live event for students to watch a film called Roots. Roots is a film that showcases the viewpoints the Faction Collective Team has on freeskiing...

Creek running from the waterfall at Trail 121 located in the Palisades Park area.

Spokane hiking guide

By Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor May 22, 2019

Spokane may be a densely populated area, but a short drive in any direction from its booming downtown will land you in an outdoorsman’s paradise. There are 16 conservation areas in Spokane County,...

Senior Larry Still has battled through adversity to become EWUs top pole vaulter. At the 47 Pueller Invitational he set the school record vault of 17-feet-6.5-inches.

EWU vaulter Larry Still reaches new heights in the pole vault

By Drew Lawson, Reporter May 13, 2019

EWU senior Larry Still is accustomed to reaching new heights. Still cleared 16-feet-5.5-inches in the pole vault on May 11 to win his fourth Big Sky Conference title. He won the BSC in the 2018 and...

Athletic director Lynn Hickey and senior associate athletics director for external affairs Devon Thomas sit in front of the board of trustees on Friday. The BOT approved Hickeys decision to postpone the Roos Field renovation proposal until another meeting in October. This meeting occurred in 2019.

Roos Field renovation proposal postponed until October

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief May 10, 2019

Eagle football fans eagerly looking forward to a renovation proposal for Roos Field will have to wait until the fall. At the board of trustees meeting today, the BOT approved EWU Athletic Director Lynn...

The majority of EWUs student-athletes do not have full ride scholarships, including the entirety of the football team. Out of 335 athletes from 2017-2018, 242 were on some sort of scholarship aid, while 93 received no form of scholarship aid according to the athletic departments grant-in-aid breakdown.

Breaking down EWU’s athletic scholarships

By Michael Brock, Editor in Chief May 8, 2019

It’s no secret that most NCAA athletes, including those at EWU, receive athletic scholarships to attend school and participate in their respective sport. However, the process and methodology in which...

Thousands make their way through downtown Spokane on Sunday as a part of the 43rd annual Bloomsday.

Bloomsday brings out EWU track and field members

By Drew Lawson, Reporter May 6, 2019

Bloomsday is one of the vanguards of Spokane’s culture. Over the past 43 years the 12 kilometer road run has become one of the largest in the world, with over 40,000 yearly participants. Many of...

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Nsimba Webster catches one of his four touchdowns in the FCS semifinal game against Maine on Dec. 15. Webster signed with the Rams as an undrafted free agent on April 27.

Undrafted players have that special chip, and Webster fits the bill

By Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor May 1, 2019

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The overtly hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Easterner's editorial...

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